myDNA – Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is myDNA?

myDNA is Singapore’s first health and wellness programme based on your unique DNA, to help you make better lifestyle choices.

It is provided solely by Prenetics Limited “Prenetics”. myDNA empowers you with valuable health information. With a simple saliva sample, you can discover how your genes affect your diet, nutrition and fitness. This information enables you to live healthier and proactively prevent diseases.

myDNA is a non-diagnostic test. It should not replace health screenings and cannot be used to predict if one has or will develop certain health conditions. You should not change your health and lifestyle behaviors solely based on information from myDNA report.

Will my results affect my insurance application and/or coverage?

No, your test results will not affect your insurance application and/or coverage. myDNA is a non-diagnostic test. Your results will not tell whether you have or will develop certain health conditions. It is not a routine test requested by Prudential for any insurance application, therefore your test results will not be used for any underwriting nor claims assessment purpose. You are not required to declare any of your test information and its results in your next insurance application.

Does Prudential get myDNA related data?

myDNA is administered independently by Prenetics. Prenetics will not share any of your personal data or test results with Prudential. For more details, please refer to Prenetics Privacy Statement in the myDNA kit or Prenetics website at www.mydna.com.sg

How accurate are the results?

myDNA’s genotyping has a 99.9% accuracy validated by the CORE Facilities-Genome Sequencing Laboratory (CFGSL) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prenetics, the provider of myDNA, processes all myDNA test samples in their own proprietary laboratory based in Hong Kong that is internationally accredited under ISO-15189:2012. All DNA categories tested in myDNA are supported by a rigorous volume of research conducted by leading science and research institutes around the world.

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